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CSPAN
Dec 27, 2012 7:00am EST
. generally, the dealer will call in number that the fbi runs. the person on the other end of the phone is an fbi employee who does a check. host: so the fbi gets the data? guest: mostly. host: what if you do not buy your gun from a federally registered gun shop? guest: this was one of the big holes left in the brady act. if you do not buy a gun from a federal licensed dealer, they do not do background checks. they cannot do background checks because they do not have access to the state system. if you buy a gun from a neighbor, it is just a transaction between you and your neighbor. host: is that legal? guest: it is legal in some states. in some states, to buy again, you need to have a license. -- a gun, you need to have a license. the big problem is at gun shows. gun shows tend to be large, flea market style events where there are hundreds or thousands of tables, wares for sale. many of them are guns. at some tables, they're doing background checks. right next to that diller might be an unlicensed sellers -- dealer might be an unlicensed seller. host: regardless of whether you fall int
CSPAN
Dec 27, 2012 1:00pm EST
. then they call to make sure that is true. generally, the dealer will call a number that the f.b.i. runs it is called the n.i.c. system. the person on the phone is an f.b.i. employee that does the check. in some states the states do that themselves but they are accessing the same dat d.a. that. host: what if you don't buy your gun from a federally registered gun shop. where kells you buy guns? guest: this is the big holes left in the brady act. if you don't buy a gun from a federally licensed dealer they don't do background checks, at the moment they can't do background checks because they don't have access to the state system. if you buy a gun from a neighbor then it is just at transaction between you and your neighbor. host: is that legal? guest: that is legal in some states. you need a permit in some states. host: so to sell your own property -- guest: no, to buy a gun. the -- it is not on the seller on the buyer. the big problem is at gun shows. gun shows are large, they tend to be large flea market-style events where hundreds or thousands of tables where guns are for sale. right nex
CSPAN
Dec 23, 2012 10:30am EST
of different channels, some of which can be discussed in other settings. fbi is leading an investigation. the state department is actively supporting this. i have been in libya to talk to the libyan leadership about the importance of their cooperation in the investigation. we're making some progress. i wasn't in asia last week to emphasize to the tunisian president and prime minister -- i was in tunisia last week to emphasize to the tunisian president and prime minister. we're working this relentlessly. would not have the answers yet. i think a making progress. the- we d onoo not have answers yet. i think we are making progress. >> a recurring theme seems to be stovepipe decision making. have heard the bureaucratic burbidge of what the to the sixth floor, -- verbage of what got to the sixth floor, the seventh floor. what is the state department going to do to get beyond this what goes to what floor to make sure this does not happen again? >> as someone who spent a lot of time in corporate america as well, stovepipe and goes on there as well to. we of got to learn from this. we have got t
CSPAN
Dec 24, 2012 8:00pm EST
with cooperation of government agencies. i worked for a long time on a show with the f.b.i. and also with nasa, negotiate of which probably not unco--- probably not coins dently came to fruition. but these shows "homeland" -- "24" made up it's own organization c.. the u. to avoid it and with "homeland" it was a step towards reality so it does elude to the cia. but -- >> our relationship with the military was interesting because obviously these agencies want to keep arm's length. and once they became fans -- i think it was that simple, they just enjoyed it and felt this is portraying when we did portray a general or soldier, the military became cooperative. so we had a pentagon lie ace son. it got to the point we said we need a couple of f-16s they said sure. it got great. a lot of production value where it came. i think obviously they thought their public affairs and their public image through that show -- >> at the you same token i was visited by the dean of west point a few years later when there was some cry that some investigators in iraq and in afghanistan were being influenced by the con
CSPAN
Dec 21, 2012 8:00pm EST
not been discussed is how quickly or the fbi -- i was troubled by how long it took the fbi to get to the scene, and we need to make sure that we are falling back to where we were before september 11 where things get stovepipe within agencies information is not being communicated, and when agencies are not working together. senator mccain pointed out an example, that there were eyewitnesses that it took days for us to get information, about what those by witnesses had seen, which would have cleared up a misrepresentation that was made about the reaction to the video from day one. i think those questions have to be answered to make sure that we prevent future attacks like this. >> there will be as we know nominations coming forward for a secretary of defense, a new director of the cia. these questions will be part of that process. they will be part of our obligation as our role of advice and consent. questions? >> you talked about the failure of leadership the report highlights. do you think people above should be held accountable? i know secretary clinton is leading. >> the buck al
CSPAN
Dec 25, 2012 1:00am EST
't go fast enough to put people through and he had watched that and realized as the f.b.i., wanted to make being an f.b.i. agent cool. that was a recruiting vehicle. that was his interest. and john miller who ran public affairs with him for a long time and was a high ranking public affairs guy and had come out of television and has gone back to television and understood it. and even with the best of intentions, there was enormous tension the whole way through. if we're going to do modern television people are going to watch there are going to have to be character flaws, there was conversation over drinking and smoking and sex and what kind of sex and where and when and how. and they had the best of intentions and i was direct with them going in. and i would say that was the best experience. >> but ultimately the show didn't work. >> it wasn't quite original enough. and as crazy as kerri mathison as she is, as psychologically damaged. i do believe that kerri mathison makes the c.i.a. sexy. it makes it a sexy place to work and interesting place to work and i bet it would net a -- des
CSPAN
Dec 25, 2012 5:00pm EST
as the f.b.i., wanted to make being an f.b.i. agent cool. that was a recruiting vehicle. that was his interest. and john miller who ran public affairs with him for a long time and was a high ranking public affairs guy and had come out of television and has gone back to television and understood it. and even with the best of intentions, there was enormous tension the whole way through. if we're going to do modern television people are going to watch there are going to have to be character flaws, there was conversation over drinking and smoking and sex and what kind of sex and where and when and how. and they had the best of intentions and i was direct with them going in. and i would say that was the best experience. >> but ultimately the show didn't work. >> it wasn't quite original enough. and as crazy as kerri mathison as she is, as psychologically damaged. i do believe that kerri mathison makes the c.i.a. sexy. it makes it a sexy place to work and interesting place to work and i bet it would net a -- despite all of her personal problems and i think somebody should ask that question
CSPAN
Dec 23, 2012 8:00pm EST
kennedy died he had known him -- as part of the story i talked to bill. 9/11, i went up to talk to an fbi agent i knew in boston and stop that bill's to get the take of a historian. we were just friends. had dinner, what the red sox. >> what was he like? >> i forget who i have told the story to -- the first night i met him, he and the old marines were sitting around and talking about old marine staff. >> he had gone out there with the marines -- >> to do a feature story. there was a knock on the door at 10:00. a young woman from wesleyan with two books of his -- he wanted -- she wanted him to describe to grandfather. he invited her in, sat her in, offered her tea or wine, and the five marines talked about the war. she listened for two hours and got a story she would never get again. i had just met him hours earlier. i thought, this is a generous man. i always believed that. he would, a little boy, who helped me do the book. bill would call him and talk about history, and he would say, that all is pretty smart. things he did not have to do. i noticed that. >> william manchester died at age
CSPAN
Dec 24, 2012 6:00am EST
went up to talk to bill. 9/11 i went up to talk to a f.b.i. agent i knew in boston and stopped at bill's to get a take of a historian. and we were just friends. we would have dinner, watch the red sox. host: what was he like? guest: well, i forget who i have told this story. if i told it today, tell me. the first night i met him he and the old marines were sitting around talking about old marine stuff. host: you had gone up there with these marines. guest: to do a feature story. there was a knock on the door around 10:00. that was late. young woman from wesleyan, a student with two books of man westchester she and the old wanted him to nscribe to her father or maybe her grand father who was a world war that vet. manchester invited her in, sat her down, offered her tea or wine and five marines talked about the war and she listened for two hours and probably got a story she would never gets again. and i just mets him hours earlier. and i thaought this is a generos man. and i always believed that. he would call my little boy patrick reid who helped me did the book, he is 20 now. and bill
CSPAN
Dec 22, 2012 7:00am EST
exhaustive reports one by the f.b.i. and one by the secret service that were really quite extraordinary and the secret service looked at all the shool scootings for a 26-year period and found first finding a little frustrating. one of those main findings was that there is no single profile of these shooters. and that the imaginary idea most of us have is these guys are generally loners, outcasts, that sort of thing. that's nonsense. about a third of the people are loners. they come from all different types. they're all different. so there's no single parallel between each of these incidents. and that seems a little disheartening at first but when you look a little deeper it gets much better. to my surprise, it turns out that there are only three types of killers in almost all situations. there's this rare exception to that. but for the most part if we understand three types of killers, we really understand what's going on with all these guys. but we can't try to lump them altogether they don't make sense because they're completely different. the three types are the sadistic psycho path
CSPAN
Dec 26, 2012 1:00pm EST
know the fbi is leading the investigation because the department is very actively supporting this. i've been at liberty to talk to the living leadership about the importance of their cooperation and investigation but i could wear making some progress. ambassador pope works everyday on this issue in support of the fbi. i was in tunisia last week to emphasize to the tunisian president and prime minister the importance we attach to cooperation of detaining one of the suspects in the benghazi attack. and i believe where making some progress. so the answer is, to your question is we don't have all the edges yet but we're working those were little sick and i think we're making some progress. >> thank you. with regard to in the mentation of the recommendations of this report, you go through the report, senator corker referred to 18 different accountability review boards over a number of years. a recurring theme seems to be stovepipe decision-making. just earlier today i further bureaucratic verbiage of what got to the sixth floor, what got to the seventh floor. that doesn't mean anything to
CSPAN
Dec 26, 2012 8:00pm EST
of investigations. i investigated the food and drug in restoration and the fbi and the white house and we found there were people in jail for crimes they did not commit. j. edgar hoover knew about it. there were a lot of things that were wrong in government that were not readily known. we had our investigations and we were very aggressive. what did we do? i issued over 1200 subpoenas. i do not think anyone will ever touch that record. i am not sure it is a good record but it was when i thought was necessary. we wanted to get to the bottom of a lot of these things and i think it paid off. we not only put pressure on the clinton demonstration, i put pressure on the chief counsel at the white house. i know you probably heard of whitey bolger who was captured recently. his brother was one of the people we have before committee working on that. there were a lot of things we did. that is the responsibility of congress. the oversight of the executive branch and the agency's of government is extremely important. no matter what you believed, what you think, there is free to be ways -- waste or fraud and
CSPAN
Dec 23, 2012 7:00am EST
would like people to recognize that. especially right now because i would like the fbi to really investigate who these people talk to and who are they approached by and how the day end up looking insane? host: thanks for the call and the comment from "the new york post." - above that is the quote from swine lapierre - "the only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun." this is from twitter -- we are asking you about the debate ahead over gun control. wayne lapierre spoke to reporters friday which was billed as a news conference but he took no questions. he took aim at the media -- [video clip] >> how many more copycats are waiting in the wings for their moment of fame? from a national media machine that rewards them with wall-to- wall attention and a sense of identity that they crave while provoking others to try to make their mark. a dozen more killers? 100 more? how can we possibly even guess how many given our nation's refusal to create an active national database of the mentally ill. the fact is this -- that would not begin to address the much larger an
CSPAN
Dec 27, 2012 10:00am EST
the food and drug in restoration and the fbi and the white house and we found there were people in jail for crimes they did not commit. j. edgar hoover knew about it. there were a lot of things that were wrong in government that were not readily known. we had our investigations and we were very aggressive. what did we do? i issued over 1200 subpoenas. i do not think anyone will ever touch that record. i am not sure it is a good record but it was when i thought -- it was one i thought was necessary. we wanted to get to the bottom of a lot of these things and i think it paid off. we not only put pressure on the clinton demonstration, i put pressure on the chief counsel at the white house. i know you probably heard of whitey bolger who was captured recently. his brother was one of the people we have before committee working on that. there were a lot of things we did. that is the responsibility of congress. the oversight of the executive branch and the agency's ies of government is extremely important. no matter what you believed, what you think, there is waste or fraud and criminal activit
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